Recipes by Di Swann
This rich and thick curry without cream isn’t too strong for the whole family to enjoy. Served with nutty rice and raita, it can be made in the slow cooker − which can be handy in the summer to help keep the house cooler, and saves on heating up the oven.
Remember your grandmother slaving over a hot stove to produce The Sunday Roast? Well, the good news is that kitchen slavery has been abolished and this glazed roast lamb is quicker and better than ever!
Lamb shanks are back in fashion, baby! If you’re looking for a hearty meal which will warm the cockles of your heart, this is the one for you. Team it up with a bottle of pinot noir and you’ve got the perfect evening meal.
‘Gourmet’ doesn’t need to mean ‘difficult’. In fact, in this case it means ‘ridiculously easy, but very impressive.'
This rich tomato and apricot lamb is quick and easy using lamb steaks, and if you make the couscous while the lamb is cooking dinner will be on the table in next to no time.
Lamb is the traditional meat in a shepherd's pie, but beef tastes great too. We’ve called it easy because the potato patties are simply placed on top before it goes into the oven. This is sure to be a family favourite on busy nights.
Biryani is a popular Indian rice dish that often incorporates meat or chicken. This cheat's version turns cheating into a virtue!
Give the dependable cottage pie an inspired lift with rich tomato flavours under a creamy cap of cheesy mashed potato.
We've given this French classic a Kiwi touch! Instead of chicken, we’ve used lamb shanks cooked slowly in the oven or slow cooker.
Pizza on the barbie! This is barbecuing at its most fun. This recipe can also be made in the oven inside, so whatever the weather you won’t miss out on these delicious flavours.
For a touch of Morocco, serve on couscous – but this dish is just as tasty on mashed potatoes or rice. Make it on the stove top, or follow the directions below for the crockpot.